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Entries from the ‘Garden’ Category

Shop at the Martha Stewart American Made Market

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For more than 20 years, Martha and the editors of Living have supported and celebrated American makers from across the country. Last week, Martha hosted our second annual American Made event in New York City, but we didn’t stop there! With the help of eBay, we’ve launched the Martha Stewart American Made Market, which features [...]

Is This Your #BestSummerEver?

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve asked you, our fabulous readers, to live your #BestSummerEver and share your experiences with us on Twitter and Instagram. We’ve received hundreds of beautiful and creative submissions. @redworldstudio’s buckets of bright red cherries caught our eyes immediately–summer produce at its very best! Look through our #BestSummerEver gallery for more of our favorites. And [...]

American Made Series: Hollow & Ridge

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We caught up with Issa Dixon, owner of the essential oil company Hollow & Ridge, and here’s what she had to say about making, mixing and turning a passion into a business: Tell us a little about Hollow & Ridge? Why did you start it? Was there a need that you saw in the market, are you following a personal [...]

Mountain Herb and Flower: a micro green and flower business comes to life

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Living intern Elke Talbot shares how she, her mother and her sister turned a passion for gardening into a thriving family business on the Caribbean island of Tortola: I was born and raised on the Caribbean island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, where my parents had settled decades before. I grew up surrounded [...]

Links We Love This Week

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We are gearing up for a relaxing weekend of gardening, backyard barbecues, and cocktails with friends (we recommend this one). Tell us about your weekend plans in the comments! And check our favorite links from around the web below: A lovely bungalow-style hotel in Austin, Texas. Tweet

American Made Series: An Update From Flora Grubb Gardens

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We recently caught up with another inspiring entrepreneur from our inaugural class of American Made Award honorees: Flora Grubb, owner of San Francisco–based garden center Flora Grubb Gardens. Here, Flora let us pick her brain on what it means to be a modern-day maker. What kind of response did you see after receiving your American Made award? [...]

Demystifying Ramps

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I know that spring is truly under way by the lovely bundle of ramps that our executive editor, Yolanda Edwards, gathers upstate and brings back to us city folk in the office. Last year, I waited too long to do anything more than sauté the wilting ramps in some olive oil and eat them with [...]

American Made Series: CHEERIUP Thickets

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  We caught up with Kelly English, founder of the company CHEERIUP and the creative dynamo behind these amazing dwellings that she hand-weaves from recycled native willow. We are so intrigued by your magical play nests, how did you come up with the idea for them? Thanks so much! CHEERIUP was born from a perfect [...]

Our Find: Eudora’s Camellias

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When I was working on “The Writer’s Garden” for the April issue of Martha Stewart Living, I received a box in the mail from Susan Haltom, the garden designer and preservationist who spearheaded the rehabilitation of the Eudora Welty garden in Jackson, Mississippi. She had overnighted a bunch of Camellia japonica ‘Lady Clare’ to me. [...]

American Made Series: Rose Story Farm

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On this month’s American Made Series page in Living, we featured Danielle and Bill Hahn of Rose Story Farm. The couple has specialized in heritage American roses since 1998. Have you always had a passion for gardening? I have always had a passion for what comes out of a garden, but had tried to stay away from the dirt and the [...]